• MIT Visiting Committee, Mechanical Engineering, 2019-present
  • NSERC IRC Site Visit, UBC, November 2019.
  • National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Mechanical Engineering Section 10, Nominating Committee, Vice-Chair 2018-2019, Chair 2019-2020.
  • Next Generation Manufacturing Canada, Board of Directors; Initiative: Advanced Manufacturing Superclusters, University Rep, 2018-2019.
  • Germany’s Excellence Strategy Review Committee Member, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Site Visit, March 2019.
  • Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine (CWSEM), The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Member, 2017-present.
  • MITACS Research Council Board 2015-present.
  • MKS Instruments Inc., Board of Directors, 2007-2016, Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee, 2007-2016, Compensation Committee, 2012-2016.
  • Engineer 2030, External Reviewer, CORFO, Chile, 2015-2018.
  • Order of the White Rose, Jury and Founding Committee Member, Scholarship Competition commemorating Ecole Polytechnique Massacre, 2014-2019.
  • American University of Beirut, Department of Mechanical Engineering, External Reviewer, February 2014.
  • Chilean New Engineering for 2030, Innova Chile CORFO, Senior Evaluator, January 2014.
  • University of Waterloo Engineering, Vision 2015: Building on Excellence, External Assessor.
  • ASEE EDC Committee on Diversity, Member, 2009-present, Nominating Committee, 2012-present.
  • ASME Committee on Honors, Member, 2009-present, Chair 2014-2015.
  • Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB), Visiting Team Vice-Chair, 2010-2011.
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign UIUC College of Engineering, Board of Visitors, 2009-present.
  • International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer, Executive Committee Member, Rep for Canada, 2010-2018.
  • Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC), Founding Chair, 2008-2009, Executive Committee, 2008-2016.
  • National Council of Deans of Engineering and Applied Science (NCDEAS) of Canada, Research Committee Chair, 2008-2018.
  • Northeastern ADVANCE External Advisory Board, 2008-2016.
  • Engineering Deans Council (EDC), Executive Board Director, ASEE 2007-2009.
  • University of Pennsylvania’s Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, External Review Chair, 2008.
  • UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Mechanics, External Visiting Team Member, 2008.
  • Stanford University’s Mechanical Engineering Department, Board of Advisors, 2006-present.
  • National Research Council, The National Academies Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, 2006-2007, Panel Report entitled ‘Benchmarking the Research Competitiveness of the U.S. in Mechanical Engineering,’ The National Academies Press, 2007.
  • Bombardier ETrain, Committee Member, 2008-2010.
  • Purdue University qHUB, Advisory Board Member, 2007-2010.
  • Case Western Reserve University, School of Engineering, External Review Committee, 2005-2007.
  • National Science Foundation, Fundamentals of Complex, Engineered, Organizational and Natural Systems, AB member 2005-2009.
  • National Research Council, The National Academies, Space Studies Board, Committee on Microgravity Research CMGR, sub-committee on Emerging Technologies, 2001-2004, Committee Report entitled Assessment of Directions in Microgravity and Physical Sciences Research at NASA, The National Academies Press, 2004.
  • Visiting Committee, Engineering Division of the Colorado School of Mines, 2004-2006.
  • Advisory Board and External Reviewers, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, American Univ. of Beirut, Lebanon, 2005-present. Review of proposed Ph.D. Program to New York State Department of Education, 2005.
  • The City University of New York, The City College, NSF CREST Center for Mesoscopic Modeling and Simulation (CMMS), External Advisory Board Member, 2001-2005.
  • Chair, External Review Committee of Mechanical Engineering Centers in Portugal, FCT, Department of Science and Post-Secondary Education, Portugal, October 1997, September 1999, January 2003, April 2008, October 2018.
  • International Centre of Heat and Mass Transfer Scientific Council Board Member, 2002-2006.
  • The Executive Women’s Council of Pittsburgh, 2002-2007.